AR-637 / 4 credits

Teacher(s): Kaufmann Vincent, Viganò Paola, Binder Signer Claudia Rebeca

Language: English

Remark: From 13 July 2020 to 24 July 2020


Frequency

Only this year

Summary

The Transition Workshop sets a new framework and action to accelerate the transition of cities by offering methods for decision makers forge appropriate rules and regulations and providing designers with interdisciplinary knowledge to address the objectives of decarbonizing and resilient cities.

Content

Note

This is the first  architecture and planning masterclass entirely devoted to the metrics and tools for a transitional building environment.

Keywords

Ecological Transition, Land-Use, ecological planning, sustainable architecture, ressource management, change management, participation management, urban agriculture, climate change.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Create awareness within his professional milieu concerning sustainable development in architecture, urbanism and landscape architecture;
  • Apply and invent design and project methods to better fight against climate emergency
  • Use "transition metrics" in order to build, rehabilitate, preserve and reuse the built environment whilst protecting nature and its resources.

Resources

Bibliography

Eileen Crist, Abundant Earth, 2019; Dominique Bourg, Une nouvelle terre, 2019; Peter Sloterdijk, What Happened in the 20th Century, 2018; Kate Raworth, The Doughnut Economics, 2017; Bruno Latour, Où atterir, 2017; Jason W. Moore, Anthropocene or Capitalocene? 2016; Ruth de Fries, The Big Ratchet, 2014;

 

Websites

In the programs

  • Exam form: Written & Oral (session free)
  • Subject examined: Transition Workshop 2020 Roadmaps for resilient decarbonizing cities
  • Lecture: 24 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 24 Hour(s)
  • Practical work: 45 Hour(s)

Reference week

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